Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Epimedium grandiflorum Lilafee ('Lilac Fairy') (Barrenwort, Bishop's Hat)

Long-spurred, waxy, lavender-violet flowers are held on wiry stems high above foliage of ovate leaves. New foliage emerges beige with a red tinge and matures to green and turns bronze-red. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid spring to early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x .75-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture